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WHO and Global Health Monitoring: The Way Forward

  • J. Ties Boerma mail,

    boermat@who.int

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Colin Mathers,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Carla Abou-Zahr

    Affiliation: Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: November 30, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000373
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

J. Ties Boerma, Colin Mathers
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Carla Abou-Zahr
Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: boermat@who.int

Competing Interests

While working at WHO, CAZ was involved in the development of global estimates. Disclaimer: The authors are staff members of the World Health Organization. The authors alone are responsible for the views expressed in this publication, and they do not necessarily represent the decisions or policies of the World Health Organization.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JTB CM CAZ. Wrote the first draft of the paper: JTB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: CM CAZ.